Case Studies

  1. Restoration of a late 1800s Gilt Monstrance Throne found at the St Dominic Church

    Restoration of a late 1800s Gilt Monstrance Throne found at the St Dominic Church
    The Throne was in a dire need of restoration with various dislodged and damaged pieces. The restoration will be gilded with an amalgamation of silver and 24ct gold leaf and will match the original techniques that were used in order to replicate the original finish.  
  2. Antique clock restoration gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf

    Antique clock restoration gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf
    Antique clock restoration work completed using 24ct Gold Leaf. The antique clock which dates back to the 1800s was gilded completely by hand using 24ct Gold Leaf including both the roman numerals on the clock. The gilding project took around 3 months to complete  
  3. Hockey Goalkeeper Helmet gilded with 23ct Gold Leaf

    Hockey Goalkeeper Helmet gilded with 23ct Gold Leaf
    To Celebrate their 50th anniversary the Buffalo Sabres Hockey team, have unveiled a specially designed Goalkeepers helmet gilded with 23ct Gold Leaf , 23ct gold leaf is available to purchase from our website. https://www.stonehouses.co.uk/gold-imitation-leaf/gold-leaf.html  
  4. Now Back in Stock One Shot Products

    Now Back in Stock One Shot Products
    Wrights of Lymm now have back in stock our full range of One Shot products , including our full range of signwriting enamels and sundries , All of the products can be ordered directly from our website on the following page https://www.stonehouses.co.uk/branded-products/one-shot-products.html  or you can call us on 01925 752226  
  5. Works by Vic. Stiles of V.J. Gilding Repairs based in France

    Works by Vic. Stiles of V.J. Gilding Repairs based in France
    The gilded items shown here are works by Vic. Stiles of V.J. Gilding Repairs based in France. The materials used include Wrights of Lymm’s 23.5 ct. Standard gold leaf, 23.ct. Red gold leaf and 18.ct. Green gold leaf, everything is laid by hand on 3hr. or 12hr. gold size. The elephant figurines are a part of a new range featuring...
  6. Tutankhamun’s Gold Leaf coffin Restoration

    Tutankhamun’s Gold Leaf coffin Restoration
    King Tutankhamun gilded outer coffin has been removed from the king's tomb for the first time since it was discovered in 1922 to undergo an eight month restoration project , Restoration work has begun on the 3,300-year-old coffin , this will be the first time the coffin will have left the tomb in 97 years . The coffin was made...
  7. Dining Room Gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf

    Dining Room Gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf
    Dining Room décor gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf, including a 24ct Gold Leaf chandelier which brightens up the dining room. The dining room also features Polished gold leaf lattice and gold leaf rectangle borders throughout the room that adds to the decor. The room also features a grand staircase which is also gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf.      ...
  8. Professional Gilders Cushion with Parchment available at a 25% discount due to slight defect

    Professional Gilders Cushion with Parchment available at a 25% discount due to slight defect
    Whilst Stocks last Wrights of Lymm have available a limited amount of Professional Gilders Cushion with Parchment priced at £14.70 .This is a 25% discount on the usual price due to a slight defect.   The Professional Gilders Cushion’s with Parchment can be found on our website in the special offer section.   https://www.stonehouses.co.uk/special-offers/professional-gilders-cushion-with-parchment.html  
  9. Ceramic Vases gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf

    Ceramic Vases gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf
    Homemade and hand painted White Ceramic vases gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf, 24ct Gold Leaf is available on our website on the following page.  https://www.stonehouses.co.uk/gold-imitation-leaf/gold-leaf.html  
  10. Traditional Japanese Art Work gilded using Gold Leaf

    Traditional Japanese Art Work gilded using Gold Leaf
    The striking Kano School Old and Young Bamboo, another pair of six-panel screens, from around 1640 – 1650, features ground-breaking design elements of the early 17th century Kano School: rather than show nature in full, the artist crops the tops and bottoms of some of the trees to create a tensile and dynamic composition. An overlay of gold leaf at...

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